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Yerba Mate Coconut Smoothie

Created in partnership with the National Institute for Argentine Yerba Mate.

The afternoon slump hits…and you could quickly down a cup of coffee.

Or you could whip up this energy-boosting smoothie that also provides plenty of healthy fats, for brainpower that will keep you productive until well past 5:00 p.m.

Plus, sipping it will also put a smile on your face since it’s filled with super delicious, creamy goodness—from avocado, coconut, banana, and vanilla.

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1 Serving


1/2 cup almond milk

1/2 cup brewed Argentine Yerba Mate (cooled)

2 tablespoons shredded coconut

1/4 avocado (frozen)

1 small banana (frozen)

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract



Yerba Mate Coconut Smoothie
  1. Add all ingredients to a blender, and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass and enjoy!


Yerba mate—which provides an energy boost, vitamins, and minerals—is in good company with other South American superfoods like avocado (hello, healthy fats!), banana, and coconut. It’ll also satisfy your sweet tooth without a touch of added sugar.

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